Students from Bahrain intake 37 of the University of Hull MBA programme will be happy to hear and see Dr Marianne Afanassieva between the 6th-8th December for Innovation, Creativity & Enterprise (ICE) module.
The module aims to: Develop a critical understanding of the nature of, and relationships between creativity, innovation and both entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial behaviour; stress the importance of context on creativity, innovation & enterprising behaviours; explore and critically analyse the range of ways in which creativity and innovation may be harnessed and promoted to support organisational change; discuss the processes through which creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship can be managed.
Dr Marianne Afanassieva is a lecturer in organisational analysis and behaviour.
With a background in political economy and economics, Marianne is interested in new institutional approaches, economic sociology, issues of trust and networks.
The current interest in creative / cultural industries applies this inter-disciplinary approach, whereby she collaborates with colleagues across the University of Hull through her membership of the Culture, Place and Policy Institute.
Dr Afanassieva was previously a research fellow at the University of Wolverhampton's Local Economic Development in Transition Economies Unit.
Please find the module specification on the on-line programme and module catalogue. Outline of the learning and teaching study programme for the module are provided below.
- Using creative methods to analyse the example
- Individual, group and leadership – in relation to creativity and innovation
- Focus on problem-solving
- Discussion of creativity and innovation concepts
- Structure and culture – in relation to creativity and innovation